Tuesday, March 10, 1998

Las abandonadas

/ / MX / 1944 / Fernández, Emilio / melodrama
Abandonadas, Las / Abandoned Women. PC: Films Mundiales. D: Emilio Fernández. DP: Gabriel Figueroa. CAST: Dolores del Río (Margarita Pérez), Pedro Armendáriz (Juan Gómez), Víctor Junco (Julio Cortázar / Margarito). 101’. B&w Academy. Light definition brilliant in reel 1, inconsistent during the rest of the film. English subtitles. Duration of screening 97’. Viewed in Helsinki, SEA, Cinema Orion, Tuesday 10 March 1998. ** Story of abandoned mother told with magnificent visual composition. Excellent performers and cinematography.

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